Cricket fans in Guyana will see the return of the playoffs here for a second straight year. CRICKET fans in Guyana will get a special treat as the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) organisers have struck a deal with the Guyana government which will see the return of the playoffs here for a second straight year.
However, it will be even a more special treat, since it is confirmed that patrons can be a part of the double-header playoff matches with the purchase of one ticket.
“The purchase of one ticket will be used for both games,”
The playoffs comprise two games – the eliminator between the third-placed and fourth-placed teams, and qualifier one involving the top-of-the-table side after the preliminaries against the second-placed side.
Both matches are scheduled for October 6 at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
Meanwhile, the prices are yet to be confirmed locally. However, according to the CPL website, tickets are on sale on line, with US$ 12.00 for the Grass Mound; the South East â” Orange Stand US$ 16.00; North West – Red US$ 27.00 and South West â” Green US$ 29.00.
The two games will bring to seven the number of CPL matches staged here during the 2019 campaign after Guyana Amazon Warriors played three of their home games here at the start of the tournament.
They have two remaining matches here on October 3 and 4 against Jamaica Tallawahs and two-time reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders.
The winner of qualifier one will book a direct spot in the final set for October 12 in Trinidad ans while the winner of the eliminator will face the loser of qualifier one on October 10 in Trinidad and Tobago, for a place in the final. (Rajiv Bisnauth)
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